Parsis

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First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

De-iconisation of a Few Icons is an Urgent Task

Indian politics and history may now witness a war of sorts between national heroes and other icons. Post-independent India has witnessed systematic efforts to iconise certain figures as the only ‘true heroes’ of the national movement and political life, ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Social Justice Minister Gehlot needs to tune with Modi & saner national sentiment

The strong case in favour of deleting para 3 from the presidential order of 1950 which defines scheduled caste and hence make it religion-neutralPlato has once again been proved right: politics is the art of gaining power and the craft of retaining it. ... [Published Milli Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Online polls show more Parsis want rites, rituals to be simplified, changed

Polls conducted on community magazine Parsiana's website reveal a majority of participants want women as priests, a new prayer hall for those opting for cremation.A series of online polls on much-debated topics among Parsis, conducted by popular community ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Parsis, Deceased, Nana
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Minority vote changing, claim NGOs

Experts and NGOs involved in voter awareness feel that this time, minority communities will not be making an impact in the Assembly elections. Based on feedback from various communities, the NGOs have found that support for traditional parties to negate ... [Published Asian Age - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

In a first, high priest asks Parsis to vote for BJP

MUMBAI: On the eve of the state polls, a religious head has come out openly to tell his community to vote for the BJP. While Christian, Muslim and Bohra leaders have asked their respective flocks to back the right candidates, the Parsi high priest has ... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

A tough life: One woman’s struggle to make ends meet

The 45-year-old has been a Capital Development Authority employee since the last two decades. PHOTO: HUMA CHOUDHARY/EXPRESSISLAMABAD:Anwar Khatoon starts her day at dawn. Pushing an overloaded wheelbarrow and gasping for breath, shee rings one doorbell ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Will vote for candidate, not party: Malabar Hill Parsis

A natural alignment towards the BJP would not ensure that the community votes en masse for the party ruling at the Centre, said members of the Parsi community in Malabar Hill constituency. Voters are firm that they will back candidates who will work for ... [Published Indian Express - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Community watch

An integral part of Mumbai, Parsis have played a huge role in making the city what it is today. Their only worry is their dwindling numbers, blame it on interfaith marriage.Qissa-e-Parsi , a 30-minute documentary by Divya Cowasji and Shilpi Gulati, captures ... [Published The Week - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

‘Parsis are not interested in politics anymore’

The Parsi community no longer has a say in electoral battles because of their dwindling numbers and apathy towards politics. But in the last century many Parsis were at the forefront of state and national politics, some of them stalwarts during the Independence ... [Published Times of India - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Telling the Parsi story

A stay in Mumbai wouldn't be complete without bumping into an eccentric Parsi. An integral part of the city, they also have and are still playing a huge role in making Mumbai what it is today. An endearing group of mavericks, the Parsis are one of the ... [Published The Week - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Zoroastrian community reacts to Modi's speech

Astaad Clubwala of NY Zoroastrian Parsis speaks to Suhasini Haidar ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Parsis
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

SC/ST Corp MD meets beneficiaries

Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, Sept 25: YP Suman, Managing Director, J&K Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classed Development Corporation conducted two days tour of Rajouri and Poonch districts to ascertain losses caused to business activities ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 26 2014]

Quotes

...The punchayat countered him, saying he was "adequately housed" in a two-storey, 2,000-square-foot bungalow, was not a resident of Mumbai and "on his own showing lived at Dahanu, close to the Gujarat border" . Further, it pointed out that Taraporewala's son and daughter were settled in the UK and the US with their families...
...That's what has been stated a couple of days ago by the union social justice minister Thavar Chand Gehlot, "Allowing SC status (to converts to Christianity & Islam) would provide a fillip to religious conversions. The demand is not constitutional and we want to work within the parameters of the statute for the welfare of 'these communities' (read Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists)."
Parsiana's editor, Jehangir Patel, said the responses to the online polls range from 25 to 100 in number and could be from anywhere in the world. "I wouldn't say that this online survey exactly gauges the thinking of the community on a whole. However, it could definitely serve as a starting point for more of such surveys to understand the community's attitude" said Patel
The Hindu The Minority Affairs Ministry should not become a place where Muslims come and say, "give us what we need and do what you like with the rest." Photo: V Ganesan

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Bombay HC agrees a poor Parsi earns up to Rs 90... [Published Times of India - Oct 22 2014]
Indian Expat Parent: On the Subject of Religion [Published ParentMap - Oct 21 2014]
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published Time - Oct 21 2014]
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published The China Blog - Oct 21 2014]
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published TIME.com - Oct 21 2014]
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 21 2014]
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 21 2014]
De-iconisation of a Few Icons is an Urgent Task [Published New Indian Express - Oct 19 2014]
THE PROBLEMS OF AGEING INDIA [Published The Statesman - Oct 18 2014]
The Capital City [Published Open - Oct 17 2014]
Why Indians hate the rich [Published Open - Oct 17 2014]
Social Justice Minister Gehlot needs to tune wi... [Published Milli Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
Urdu conference begins with glowing tribute to ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 17 2014]
Scholars stress need for interfaith harmony [Published The News International - Oct 16 2014]
Online polls show more Parsis want rites, ritua... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Oct 15 2014]
Has your pet been blessed? [Published DNA India - Oct 15 2014]
Minority vote changing, claim NGOs [Published Asian Age - Oct 15 2014]
Where are we present in the lives of people? [Published The Hindu - Oct 14 2014]
In a first, high priest asks Parsis to vote for... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
Modi Rule: an Opportunity for Muslims [Published Open - Oct 13 2014]
A tough life: One woman’s struggle to make ends... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 12 2014]
Mahatma overshadowed... [Published The Statesman - Oct 12 2014]
Mumbai Multiplex | The blueprint for inclusion [Published Livemint.com - Oct 10 2014]
Charting the Mumbai skyline [Published Mid Day - Oct 10 2014]
Will vote for candidate, not party: Malabar Hil... [Published Indian Express - Oct 08 2014]
No plan to separate Mumbai from Maharashtra: Na... [Published Livemint.com - Oct 07 2014]
City gets 1st Parsi twins under govt scheme [Published Mumbai Mirror - Oct 07 2014]
Community watch [Published The Week - Oct 06 2014]
A Parsi touch to royalty [Published DNA India - Oct 06 2014]
Just two Parsi cops left in Mumbai [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 06 2014]
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The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published The China Blog - Oct 21 2014]
Jeffrey Andrews, a 29-year-old social worker of Indian origin, got a call from a Pakistani friend on the night of Sept. 28, when thousands of Hong Kong people, many of them students, had begun to occupy the streets to demand greater democracy. “What ...
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published TIME.com - Oct 21 2014]
Jeffrey Andrews, a 29-year-old social worker of Indian origin, got a call from a Pakistani friend on the night of Sept. 28, when thousands of Hong Kong people, many of them students, had begun to occupy the streets to demand greater democracy. “What ...
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 21 2014]
Jeffrey Andrews, a 29-year-old social worker of Indian origin, got a call from a Pakistani friend on the night of Sept. 28, when thousands of Hong Kong people, many of them students, had begun to occupy the streets to demand greater democracy. “What ...
The Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More Ethn... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 21 2014]
Jeffrey Andrews, a 29-year-old social worker of Indian origin, got a call from a Pakistani friend on the night of Sept. 28, when thousands of Hong Kong people, many of them students, had begun to occupy the streets to demand greater democracy. “What ...
5 People You May Not Have Known Were Parsis [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Aug 18 2014]
Parsis, a group of Zoroastrians who emigrated from Persia to India more than a thousand years ago, celebrate their new year, or Navroz, on Monday. Here are some of India’s most well-known Parsis. ...
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